Fernando Guerra, owner of Spogue Kitchens & Bath wins highly-touted kitchen design award
Updated: Oct 19, 2019
Fernando Guerra of Spogue Kitchens & Bath, for the second time, received the first-place Philadelphia regional award of the 2017-1018 Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Kitchen Design Contest (KDC). His first KDC award was for the 2011-2012 entries.
More than 1,800 completed entries were received from 18 countries. All three design styles – contemporary, transitional and traditional – were well-represented, and displayed a diverse mix of design aesthetics from 28 states and 18 countries.
"For more than 25 years, the Kitchen Design Contest has enabled us to recognize the professionals who are setting the standard in the design world," said Brian Jones, senior director of marketing for Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove. "The excellence they set in their designs, and their collaboration with our brands, are part of what makes it possible for us to continue to offer new product capabilities that meet the design and performance needs of our customers.
Eligibility for the contest required that all design and construction be fully completed within Jan. 1, 2017-Dec. 31, 2018. Indoor Kitchen designs had to include at least one full-size, built-in or integrated Sub-Zero refrigeration unit or two or more undercounter units, and at least one Wolf primary cooking appliance including ranges, rangetops, ovens and cooktops. Outdoor Kitchen designs had to include at least one Wolf grill and one Sub-Zero refrigeration unit. Beyond the Kitchen designs had to include at least one Sub-Zero refrigeration unit and one Wolf appliance. All professional entries required submission of a floor plan, elevation or perspective drawings, and at least three color photographs of the completed design.
Since its inception in 1993, the Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Kitchen Design Contest has become a coveted win in the professional home design category. The contest recognizes kitchen designers, architects, interior designers, builders, remodelers, landscape architects and landscape designers for advancing outstanding kitchen design.